Superintendent’s Parent Advisory Committee

Purpose
Basis for Establishment
Importance of this Committee
Meeting Dates
Agendas and Minutes

Purpose

The Superintendent’s Parent Advisory Committee (SPAC) is comprised of parent representatives from each school, as well as representatives from community groups. The SPAC meets with the Superintendent and other district staff on a monthly basis during the school year. Members work together to:

  • Serve as an advisory, not a decision-making body that makes recommendations, encourages brainstorming and provides opportunities for parents involvement.
  • Facilitate communication between and among parents and parent organizations from different schools as a forum for sharing innovations and best practices.
  • Provide the Superintendent with feedback and insight from parents’ perspectives on school processes, policies and initiatives to ensure the needs of parents and families are included as decisions are made in the district.
  • Bring to the Superintendent’s attention existing and emerging issues expressed by parents at the schools they represent.
  • Identify common needs and goals among the parents of students enrolled in Farmington Municipal Schools and facilitate strategies to increase efficiency and effectiveness of their respective school’s parent organizations.

Basis for Establishment

The Superintendent’s Parent Advisory Committee is comprised of parent representatives from each school and representatives from community groups. They meet with the Superintendent and other district staff on a monthly basis during the school year to discuss a variety of topics, share information and broaden understanding of district-related issues.

Importance of this committee

Working together, the SPAC can do much to build upon the world-class reputation for which our schools are know.

Meeting Dates

The SPAC meets on the third Tuesday of every month, during the school year in the FMS Board Room (3401 E. 30th Street in Farmington). Meetings begin at 11:30 a.m. and adjourn at 1 p.m. Light refreshments are provided.

Agendas and Minutes

Agendas and minutes of each meeting will be posted here when they are available.

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